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18-year-old Malachi Love-Robinson posing as a doctor on a Facebook page for his fake clinic. (Facebook)

18-year-old Malachi Love-Robinson posing as a doctor on a Facebook page for his fake clinic. (Facebook)

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Palm Beach - An 18-year-old teen has been arrested for pretending to be a medical doctor and opening up his own clinic in Florida, US.

Malachi Love-Robinson allegedly rented out space at a physician’s building across from West Palm Hospital in Palm Beach, US police said this week.

He called the office New Birth New Life Holistic and Alternative Medical Center & Urgent Care, and claimed to be a registered Ph.D on the office building, reported the Palm Beach Post.

He also set up a Facebook page for the centre, which has since been taken down.

Love-Robinson was caught and charged on Tuesday after he allegedly performed a physical examination on an undercover agent at the fake office.

In 2015, when Malachi was only 17, he was also busted for pretending to be a doctor, that time donning a white coat and roaming the halls of a Florida hospital.

At the time, his mother told police he was diagnosed with an unnamed illness and refused to take medication.

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